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The Source of Stem Cells Points to Two Proteins

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Stem Cells

Mammalian embryos are unlike those of any other organism as they must grow within the mother’s body. While other animal embryos grow outside the mother, their embryonic cells…

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Collaborative $3.5 Million NIH Grant Helps Continue Work in Minority Aging and Health

Monday, December 10, 2018
Patient Black Female with Nurse

The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine has joined a long-standing partnership with the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University and the Institute of Social Research…

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Fasting For Lab Tests Isn’t Good for Patients with Diabetes

Friday, November 30, 2018
Photo of test tubes being filled

Fasting before getting your blood drawn for cholesterol tests is common practice, but new research from Michigan State University shows it is a contributing factor of low blood…

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Professor Elected to the American Philosophical Society

Sunday, November 18, 2018
College of Natural Science

Michigan State University evolutionary biologist Richard Lenski was inducted into the American Philosophical Society (APS) — the oldest “learned society” in the United States — on Nov. 9…

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Healthcare Providers, Not Hackers, Leak Data

Friday, November 16, 2018
Laptop Data

Your personal identity may fall at the mercy of sophisticated hackers on many websites, but when it comes to health data breaches, hospitals, doctors offices, and even insurance…

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An Air Filter May Help with High Blood Pressure

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A Michigan State University researcher has found that high blood pressure, a leading cause of heart attacks and strokes, can be lowered significantly by using portable air filters…

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Understanding Viruses for Improved Human Health

Thursday, November 8, 2018

In Kristin Parent’s world of studying viruses that infect bacteria, she knows if there’s a host, there’s also a virus that can infect it. What she and her…

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Perceptions of Parents Can Impact Health, Wellness

Monday, November 5, 2018
William Chopik

Happy or sad, accurate or not, your perceptions of your parents directly impact your physical health and wellness, according to research from Michigan State University. And regardless if…

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Leveraging Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Therapeutic Discovery

Friday, November 2, 2018

Bin Chen, Assistant Professor in the MSU Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, presents during a Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Drug Discovery Seminar. The long-term goal of…

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MSU Named a Partner in $5.2M Center for Socially Impactful Research

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Research

What do potatoes, galaxy clusters and kestrels have in common? Each is studied by a Michigan State University researcher who made advancements in these areas of expertise. But…

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